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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

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New York Times, Sunday, February 12, 1950

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 61, Avg Word Len: 5.76, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 543 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 35
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 418
Across
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New Secretary of Interior. : CHAPMAN
8
ECA Administrator. : HOFFMAN
15
President of Colombia. : GOMEZ
20
Courageous woman. : HEROINE
21
Remove hair. : EPILATE
22
It flows through Lake Geneva. : RHONE
23
Missions. : ERRANDS
24
Examinations group for school finals. : REGENTS
25
Deity of Japan's Buddhists. : AMITA
26
Age. : ERA
27
To be querulous. : TETTER
29
Walked off. : EXITED
31
One ampere turn per maxwell. : REL
32
The original Lardner. : RING
34
Crossruff, in bridge. : SEESAW
36
Diseurs and diseuses. : RECITERS
38
India's ascetics. : YOGIS
40
Girl in "Arms and the Man." : RAINA
41
Collegiate honor. : DEGREE
42
Tithe. : TENTH
44
Drop activity. : RETIRE
46
Contemporary historian. : GUNTHER
50
Author of "I, Claudius." : GRAVES
52
Sell. : VEND
54
Struggled for success. : STROVE
55
Eliminated choosily. : SCREENED
58
Aiding digestion. : PEPTIC
60
Retains. : SAVES
61
American asset in Europe, et al. : TOURIST
62
Flattops. : CARRIERS
64
Impression. : DENT
65
Import from Cuba. : RUM
66
Blew the horn. : TOOTED
68
Excuse for absence from court: Eng. law. : ESSOIN
70
Creek. : RIA
71
___ League. : ARAB
73
Most soft-spoken. : MEALIEST
75
Mr. Attlee. : CLEMENT
77
Temples. : FANES
79
Ex-Senator from N. Y. : DULLES
80
Plunge. : SUBMERGE
81
Sphinxian poser. : ENIGMA
83
Cash drawer. : TILL
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Bedight. : BESEEN
85
Engineering a situation. : STAGING
87
Chief island of the Marianas. : SAIPAN
89
Considered. : RATED
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Student of seaweeds: Rare. : ALGIST
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Fragrant ointments. : NARDS
96
Gypsy. : NOMAD
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Czar of the musical scale. : PETRILLO
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Savors triumph. : GLOATS
103
___ of the Ancient Mariner. : RIME
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Guess wrong. : ERR
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Seen in the sword hilt of Orion. : NEBULA
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Entwine. : ENLACE
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Abyssinian prince. : RAS
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Acquiring mellowness. : AGING
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Well-informed. : ERUDITE
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Stormy behavior. : RAMPAGE
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Varnish resin. : COPAL
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Softens. : RELENTS
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One who pays for both. : TREATER
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Ill-wisher. : ENEMY
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Ties up. : TRUSSES
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Most agile. : SPRYEST
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Bright and gay. : CHEERY
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France's elder statesman. : HERRIOT
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Group. : ARRANGE
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Meadow grass. : POA
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Our first was established in Philadelphia, 1792. : MINT
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The Cordilleras of a continent. : ANDES
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Squatter. : NESTER
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So Galileo's discoveries were rated. : HERESIES
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Working. : OPERANT
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Tree grown in California. : FIG
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Varnish. : FLEE
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Sir Hall Caine was. : MANX
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Clothing. : ATTIRE
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Momma's bank account. : NESTEGG
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Ramps. : GRADIENTS
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Famous German electrician. : OHM
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Watered silk. : MOIRE
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Walk in. : ENTER
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Enthusiasms. : ZEALS
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Wept. : TEARED
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Beige colors. : ECRUS
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___ Rogers. : GINGER
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Relinquishment of privilege. : WAIVER
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Four. : TETRAD
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Author of "Union Now." : STREIT
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Orthodontist. : DENTIST
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Sherlock Holmes' vehicle. : HANSOM
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Hold back. : REPRESS
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Brooder. : HOVERER
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"Some Enchanted ___." : EVENING
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Rephrase. : RESTATE
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Voted against. : VETOED
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Former Congressional investigator. : DIES
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Rakes with gunfire. : STRAFES
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Hartford newspaper. : COURANT
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Country of Ana Pauker. : RUMANIA
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Mexican delegate to U. N. : PADILLA
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Sign of spring. : CROCUS
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Gregor Piatigorsky. : CELLIST
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Silver: Ger. : SILBER
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Tense. : TAUT
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The ___ lion, killed by Hercules. : NEMEAN
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Rider on wishes. : BEGGAR
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Fishing. : EELING
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Wise counselor. : MENTOR
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In a cheerful manner. : SMILINGLY
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Thin silk of Middle Ages. : SENDAL
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Slant. : ANGLE
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Mrs. Munchausen. : BARONESS
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Sir William Schwenck ___. : GILBERT
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Assortment of colors. : PALETTE
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Arab prince's province. : EMIRATE
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Impairs. : DAMAGES
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More morose. : SOURER
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Twitches involuntarily. : STARTS
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Nearly half of earth's surface. : DESERT
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Nobel has a prize for it. : PEACE
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Work, in terms of heat. : ERGON
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Poppycock. : TRIPE
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Steep slope. : SCARP
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A humdinger. : LULU
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Soft drinks. : ADES
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Legendary Irish heroine. : EMER
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Big business group: Abbr. : NAM
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Political incumbents. : INS
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Bring in as a return. : PAY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 32 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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